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Mainframe Systems Programmer Salary (United States)

The average pay for a Mainframe Systems Programmer is $82,456 per year.
Mainframe Systems Programmer Salary (?
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$51,953 - $121,140
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MEDIAN: $82,455
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Mainframe Systems Programmer Salary (?
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$14.72 - $54.25
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MEDIAN: $38.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$51,953 - $121,140  
   
Bonus
$2,000 - $14,830  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$49,435 - $117,133  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 33
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$14.72 - $54.25  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$2,000 - $14,830  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$49,435 - $117,133  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 11
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Job Description for Mainframe Systems Programmer

  • Install, test, and update hardware, software, and operating systems.
  • Provide support and troubleshooting for department or organization.
  • Design, code, evaluate,and test system applications.

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Experience Affects Mainframe Systems Programmer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 12%
Experienced
up arrow 8%
National Average
$82,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 34%

Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
5%
female alumni
 
Male
95%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
14%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
43%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 79% dental benefits Dental: 71%
vision benefits Vision: 68% employee benefits None: 21%